Community Volunteers Wanted for Long Term Care Facilities - TribPapers

Community Volunteers Wanted for Long Term Care Facilities

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Asheville – Are you interested in making a positive impact on the lives of older adults residing in long-term care facilities? The Ombudsman Program at Land of Sky Regional Council Area Agency on Aging is seeking dedicated individuals to join their Community Advisory Committee as volunteers. As a committee member, you will serve as an advocate for residents in long-term care facilities, ensuring that their rights are respected and upheld.

Volunteers will receive comprehensive orientation training consisting of 36 hours to prepare them for their role. Individuals from Buncombe, Henderson, Madison, and Transylvania Counties are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about this fulfilling volunteer opportunity, please reach out to Cori Search at or call 828-251-7433. Your participation in the Ombudsman Program can make a significant difference in promoting the health, safety, welfare, and rights of individuals living in various long-term care settings such as nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

The Ombudsman Program operates throughout all 100 counties in North Carolina and is a valuable resource for ensuring the well-being of long-term care residents nationwide. Land of Sky Regional Council, located in Asheville, is committed to local government planning and development and is among the 16 organizations of its kind in the state. Join us in advocating for and supporting the rights of older adults in our communities!